It’s Strictly Christmas as the lights go on at the Belfry

Strictly Come Dancing stars James and Ola Jordan wowed a huge crowd at the Belfry Shopping Centre in Redhill with a dynamic dance display before officially switching on the Christmas lights.

Strictly Come Dancing stars James and Ola Jordan.

During an afternoon of fun and dance shoppers were treated to displays by youngsters from the Reigate School of Dance, the Sapphire School of Dance and Star Steppers. Dancing Elves also took to the stage followed by a wonderful performance of the Argentinian Tango by Flavio de Brito and Emma.

Dancers in elf costumes
Dancing Elves perform at the Belfry

Before the lights were switched on James Jordan made a passionate appeal on behalf of the Belfry’s chosen charity Stripey Stork, which supports children and parents experiencing hardship in the local area.

Listen to James and Stripey Stork here:

people from the Stripey Stork charity talk to the crowd

James and Ola then lead the countdown as over half a million Christmas lights were switched on to herald in the Christmas season in Redhill.

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Strictly Come Dancing stars James and Ola Jordan.

You can find out more about the Stripey Santa appeal at

Christmas lights in shopping centre
Christmas Lights at the Belfry Shopping Centre, Redhill.